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56th annual Grammy Awards for 2014 announced

The Recording Academy announced 56th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California

Jan 28, 2014 18:31 IST

56th Annual Grammy AwardsThe Recording Academy announced the 56th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on 26 January 2014.

This year the Grammy Awards weren't just about the music and they were also about making a statement in the same-sex marriage debate.

Category

Album

Name of Artist

Album of the year

Random Access Memories

 

Daft Punk

Record of the year

Get Lucky

Daft Punk , Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers

New artist

 

Macklemore and  Ryan Lewis

 

Song of the year

Royals

Lorde

 

Children’s album

Throw a Penny in the Wishing Well

Jennifer Gasoi

Pop solo performance

Royals

Lorde

 

About Grammy Awards

The Grammy awards are the recording industry’s most prestigious award presented annually by The Recording Academy.The Recording Academy also known as The National Academy of Recording Arts & Science in United States was established in 1957.

The Grammy Awards are truly a peer honor, awarded by and to artists and technical professionals for artistic or technical achievement.

The Grammy Awards presentation brings together thousands of creative and technical professionals in the recording industry from all over the world.